Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center to Unveil New Exhibits Featuring Local and Regional Artists

GLEN ALLEN, Va. (WWBT) — The Cultural Art Center at Glen Allen is hosting a grand opening of four new exhibits featuring local and regional artists.

Attendees will be able to meet featured artists, explore the center’s sculpture garden, and purchase items from local makers in their gift shop.

The four new exhibits to be unveiled include:

Indian folk art treasures

Painter Pallavi Sadekar embraces the ethnicity and tradition of native Indians through his art expressing the cultural heritage associated with tribal communities.(The Glen Allen Arts Center)

Artist Pallavi Sadekar centers his paintings on the folk art of India, encompassing the cultural heritage associated with tribal communities characterized by unique styles and vibrant colors. Sadekar’s paintings depict indigenous ethnicity and traditions. This exhibit is his attempt to keep folk art forms alive for future generations.

When the magic happens

Digital images by photographer Susan Werby look like paintings but they
Photographer Susan Werby’s digital images look like paintings but “take you on a journey into a magical world”.(Susan Werby)

Photographer Susan Werby takes digital images that look like paintings and “take you on a journey into a magical world.”

Photographic realism

Roger Lacy uses charcoal and graphite as a medium to create realistic portraits of...
Roger Lacy has used charcoal and graphite as a medium to create realistic portraits of artists over the years.(Roger Lacey)

Artist Roger Lacy uses charcoal and graphite as a medium to create black and white portraits of artists over the years.

sew around

Fiber artist Kalia HL Calhoun explores spherical and flat fiber surfaces and is inspired by...
Fiber artist Kalia HL Calhoun explores both spherical and flat fiber surfaces and draws on eclectic sources of inspiration.(Kalia LH Calhoun)

Fiber artist Kalia LH Calhoun explores spherical and flat fiber surfaces. It pushes the forms traditionally expected while retaining its unique character. With eclectic sources of inspiration, she strives to reflect the beauty and wonder of the world, from conceptual and imaginary to realism.

Invite a friend over or make it a date night to see more artwork on display at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen at 2880 Mountain Rd on May 19 from 6-8 p.m.

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